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PTA Training Schedule Announced

September 10, 2019, 1:22 PM HST
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US Army at Pohakuloa Training Area.

The Pōhakuloa Training Area has released its training schedule for the months of September and October in 2019.

Training will involve O‘ahu-based, US Army logistical and artillery units; US Marines from Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH), Kaneohe Bay; and Hawai‘i Island Police Department Special Response Team.

All training will take place on PTA as part of routine, recurring training events.

Training will include the following:

  • Small and heavy weapon marksmanship qualification (Sept. 10 to Sept. 13, 2019)
  • Artillery and mortar fire training (Sept, 29 to Oct. 10, 2019), (Oct. 21 to Oct. 31, 2019)
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) training (Oct. 1 to Oct. 31, 2019)
  • Helicopter gunnery (Oct. 1 to Oct. 31, 2019)

Military units are scheduled to conduct vehicle convoy movements on the following dates, times, and destinations:

  • Sept. 17, 2019, between 8 AM and 2 PM from Kawaihae to PTA
  • Sept. 19, 2019, between 8 AM and 2 PM from Kawaihae to PTA
  • Sept. 24, 2019, between 8 AM and 2 PM from Kawaihae to PTA
  • Oct. 1, 2019, between 8 AM to Noon from Kawaihae to PTA
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Hawai‘i Island motorists are advised to be aware of the multi-vehicle convoys that are often travelling at much slower than normal speeds and will pull over to allow other motorists to pass safely.

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To report concerns related to noise, training or convoy movements contact PTA Public Affairs Officer Mike Donnelly, either by calling (808) 969-2411 or emailing [email protected].

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